Posted by: Ellyn Ruddick-Sunstein
on Nov 13, 2013
The internet is ablaze with fury after the release of an advertisement by ProgressiveNow Colorado and Colorado Consumer Health Initiative for ObamaCare. The ad features a woman beside a man; he holds her around the hips, and she holds a packet of birth control pills. Beneath the image reads, "OMG, he's hot! Let's hope he's as easy to get as this birth control. My health insurance covers the pill, which means all I have to worry ... Read More
Posted by: Eloise Giegerich
on Nov 01, 2013
Guess what?! A middle-aged white man said something stupid on Fox News! Yesterday, John Stossel of Fox Business News complained about ObamaCare, claiming that the Act’s insistence that health insurance companies not discriminate against women based on gender is unfair to him and his wallet.
Arguing that women should really be charged more for health insurance, Stossel explains to Steve Doocy, “When did you last go ... Read More
Posted by: Solange Castellar
on Oct 01, 2013
The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, has always confused me, even though I am currently insured under my mother, and I plan to stay that way until I turn 26 (lol hi Mom!). But now with Obamacare fully in place as of today (although the government is currently kaput), we should all take a second to read up and realize what the ACA has done for women in simpler terms.
First off, you can get quality healthcare insurance now that the ... Read More
Posted by: Laurel Walsh
on May 16, 2013
If Angelina’s double mastectomy has you thinking about your own cancer prevention options, here’s a heads up.
What Jolie calls her “faulty gene,” BRCA1, is one of two genetic mutations that increase a woman’s chances of having breast and ovarian cancer. Not many people have these kinds of mutations, but for those who do, odds are they’ll develop the disease at some point in their lives.
The good news ... Read More
Posted by: Jennifer Welsing
on Jan 29, 2013
It looks like ObamaCare will be heading to the Supreme Court again. Though the high court has found the Affordable Care Act to be constitutional, companies and institutions both big and small are taking issue with covering birth control.
The fierce backlash is in response to the section of the legislation that would have companies fully cover all "contraception methods and sterilization procedures" approved by the FDA. This includes ... Read More
Posted by: Brittany Houlihan
on Nov 16, 2012
The Family Research Council is at it again with their anti-LGBT focus. In their “get America back” campaign, three of the four fundraising points are anti-LGBT. The post-election pitch claiming, “truth will win out” (*sigh*), aims to
-Prevent radical homosexual activists from further harming the U.S. military.
-Compel the Department of Justice to enforce the Defense of Marriage Act.
-Challenge the ... Read More
Posted by: Intern Christina
on Jun 28, 2012
Today is a historic date. June 28th, 2012, will go down not as the day that Obamacare was bolstered by the Supreme Court's supportive 5-4 vote, but as the day CNN and Fox reported that it wasn't.
At around 7 AM, both networks reported and discussed the court's decision to shoot down Obama's healthcare plan, one of the most, if not the most, crucial pieces of legislation to come out of his presidency. It goes without saying that most ... Read More